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The Commonness Of Mental Illness

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As of 2013, NAMI states that one in every 17 U.S. adults suffer from at least one severe mental illness, and over 61 million adults in the U.S. cope with a mental illness of varied severity each year; 20 percent of adolescents aged 13-18 have a mental illness.

This poll is an experiment to compare the demigraphs of this site to the statistics.

  1. What Is Your Age Range?

    <14
    15-18
    19-24
    25-39
    40+

The Commonness Of Mental Illness

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What Is Your Age Range?
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    <14
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    15-18
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    19-24
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    25-39
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    40+
  1. Do You Know Anyone With a Mental Illness?

    Yes
    No
    I Would Rather Not Specify

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Do You Know Anyone With a Mental Illness?
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    Yes
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    No
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    I Would Rather Not Specify
  1. If Answered Yes To the Previous Question, How Do You Know This Person(s)?

    They're a friend of mine.
    They are a close relative (siblings, parents, etc.).
    They are my significant other.
    Two or all of these apply to me.

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If Answered Yes To the Previous Question, How Do You Know This Person(s)?
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    They're a friend of mine.
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    They are a close relative (siblings, parents, etc.).
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    They are my significant other.
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    Two or all of these apply to me.
  1. Do You Have (a) Mental Illness(es)?

    Yes
    No
    I Would Rather Not Specify

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Do You Have (a) Mental Illness(es)?
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    Yes
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    No
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    I Would Rather Not Specify
  1. If Answered Yes in Question #1, How Many Illnesses Have You Been Diagnosed With?

    1 Illness
    2 Illnesses
    3-4 Illnesses
    5+ Illnesses

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If Answered Yes in Question #1, How Many Illnesses Have You Been Diagnosed With?
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    1 Illness
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    2 Illnesses
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    3-4 Illnesses
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    5+ Illnesses
  1. Have You Ever Been Diagnosed With a Mood Disorder*?

    *(Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Etc.)

    Yes
    No

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Have You Ever Been Diagnosed With a Mood Disorder*?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. Have You Ever Been Diagnosed With an Anxiety Disorder*?

    *Such as Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Phobias, and/or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

    Yes
    No

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Have You Ever Been Diagnosed With an Anxiety Disorder*?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. Do You Or Have You Been Diagnosed With Any Psychotic Disorder*?

    *Examples include but are not limited to Schizophrenia and/or Delusional Disorder.

    Yes
    No

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Do You Or Have You Been Diagnosed With Any Psychotic Disorder*?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. Have You Been Diagnosed With any Eating Disorder*?

    *This includes Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge-Eating Disorder, and/or Other Specified Or Feeding Disorder.

    Yes
    No

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Have You Been Diagnosed With any Eating Disorder*?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. Are You Surprised With The Results From These Polls?

    Yeah! I never thought it was this common...
    I've heard of/known so many people with mental illnesses that I'm not surprised.

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Are You Surprised With The Results From These Polls?
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    Yeah! I never thought it was this common...
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    I've heard of/known so many people with mental illnesses that I'm not surprised.

If you or anyone you know shows symptoms of any mental illness, contact your local hospital or psychiatric provider, or call the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline at (212) 673-3000.

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